Category: ARCHITECTURE

Apr 1, 2010

The Coolest Butcher Shop in Australia

The Coolest Butcher Shop in Australia

Photograph by Paul Gosney VICTOR CHURCHILL BUTCHERY – SINCE 1876 – Established in 1876, the original Churchill’s butcher shop, located on Queen Street in Woollahra, was founded by James Churchill. – Victor and Cyril Churchill, James’ sons, took over the management of the store with Victor Churchill managing the store for the longest period of…

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Mar 23, 2010

What a Mansion in Thailand Looks Like

What a Mansion in Thailand Looks Like

Listed at a cool $280,000,000.00 THB (Thailand Baht) or approx. $8.66 million USD, this gorgeous 4-bedroom villa can be yours today! A beautiful oceanfront property on the beach of Kamala in Phuket, Thailand; this property resides on a secluded stretch of coastline on the western part of the coast. I couldn’t find much information on…

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Mar 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 20, 2010

BOTTOM’S UP Photograph by gregsaintclair Fantastic shot from the bottom of the Eiffel Tower looking up by Greg St. Clair via Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE…

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Mar 16, 2010

How to Build a Mansion When the Law Prohibits It

How to Build a Mansion When the Law Prohibits It

THE CHALLENGE What do you do when the outdated building codes of an ancient port town restrict the size of new developments to a mere 75 square meters (807 sq ft)? You ‘explode’ the house. To circumvent this antiquated code, GAD (Global Architectural Developemnt) built several ‘units’ and connected them with glass atria (which is…

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Mar 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 9, 2010

EMPIRE STATE OF MIND Photograph by Jason Hawkes View from the Financial District across to the Governors Island and Upper Bay. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge can be seen lit up in the far distance. via the Big Picture Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL…

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Mar 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 7, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 7, 2010

AS THE WORLD TURNS via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Mar 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 2, 2010

Picture of the Day – March 2, 2010

IF I RULED THE WORLD Photograph by eBold The Genghis Khan Statue complex is located 54 km from Ulan Bator, Mongolia, on the bank of the Tuul River, in a place called Tsonjin Boldog. A 40 meter high statue on horseback was erected on a 10 meter high base, covered by stainless steel and surrounded…

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